Tuesday, December 28, 2010


Raw banana fry with kobbari (coconut) karam is easy to make and tasty too..loved by kids....

Raw banana/plaintain/aritakaya 3 in no.
Onions 2
Salt to taste
Oil to fry
Curry leaves
Turmeric 1 tsp
For tempering- channa dal, mustard seeds, urad dal, and jeera

Dry/dessicated coconut grated 1 tbsp
Red chillies 4 to 5(depends on how spicy you want)
Jeera 1 tsp
Garlic pods 4 to 5
Grind the dry coconut, red chillies, and jeera to coarse powder, to this add garlic pods and grind again and your kobbari karam is ready and it looks like this...this can be used in many other curries like beans fry, egg fry etc.,

 1. Peel the raw bananas/plaintain/aritakaya and cut one into three large pieces..take them in a vessel fill with three-fourth water for boiling...raw banana has the property of being sticky so the vessel in which your cooking can turn sticky so to avoid this add few drops of oil and a small piece of lemon which prevents the vessel from getting sticky and black.
2. Put the vessel in which the plantain pieces are taken in a cooker and boil until three whistles.  take them out and cut in either circular pieces or cubes as you wish.
3. In a pan take oil add seeds for tempering, curry leaves, and fry ..now add cut onions, add turmeric powder, salt and cut raw banana pieces..and mix well.  and fry for sometime.
4.  Now add the kobbari (coconut)  karam according to your taste and mix well...garnish with coriander and the raw banana fry is ready to be served.

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